Katarapko: Images from interview with Barry Porter


Katarapko: Images from interview with Barry Porter


Barry Porter lives in Berri, in the Riverland area. Having worked on a pile driving barge, and working most of his life on the river, Barry has extensive knowledge of locks and weirs from the Murray mouth to Euston (Lock 15). He currently monitors and models salinity in the Murray and Riverland area.

Images were provided to the Talking Fish research team by Barry Porter. They include the testing of a variety of fishing lures at Katarapko Creek, evidence of fish disease (fin rot), and a selection of historical photos from his personal family archive.


Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley


University of Technology, Sydney


Murray-Darling Basin Authority
NSW Department of Primary Industries - NSW Fisheries


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Barry Porter



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These images may only be reproduced or re-used with permission from Barry Porter. Please contact State Library of NSW regarding collection ML OH 647/1-130.

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This Item Is Related To Item: Katarapko: Oral History of Barry Porter
This Item Is Part Of Item: Katarapko Creek
This Item Was Created By Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
This Item Has Provenance Information Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
This Item References The Subject Item: Golden Perch
Item: European Carp

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